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Valley Stream Historical Society: The Lodge

According to the Nassau County Land Records, this building dates back to 1880. It is not the oldest structure in Valley Stream - that distinction belongs to a homestead in Gibson (which will be discussed in a future article), but its history makes it a Valley Stream gem. In the late 1850s, Joseph Ro


Thankful for my childhood in Valley Stream

As a former resident, I would like to share some thoughts about growing up in the 1950s and '60s in Valley Stream. In my teenage years I lived in Hewlett, just on the other side of Peninsula Boulevard - but most of my friends were from the south Valley Stream area. We hung out at soda fountains, whe


Officials: Valley Stream house fire under investigation

An early morning fire engulfs a house in Valley Stream on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Photo Credit: Steve Grogan Firefighters from three Nassau County departments fought an early morning fire that damaged a house in Valley Stream on Wednesday. The fire at the home on Lamberson Street was reported at


Marketing wholesome foods at good value

Under VAAD of Five Towns 1274 Peninsula Blvd., Hewlett (516) 837-8377 Residents of the Five Towns and surrounding South Shore communities have been known to travel to Brooklyn and Queens for affordable pricing on healthy kosher groceries. Keneret Fresh Market, which opened in Hewlett in September, p


SKA students inducted into honor society

Nearly 50 Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls senior and juniors were inducted into the Re'ut Chapter of the National Honor Society at a ceremony held in the auditorium of the Hewlett Bay Park school on Nov. 1. Students earned the honor based on their scholarship, leadership abilities, character


Mustaches for Kids wraps annual fundraiser

Mustaches for Kids kicked off its annual fundraiser on Sept. 30 for children with cancer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the month-long initiative culminated with the 'Stache Bash at the Long Beach Hotel on Nov. 4. Mustaches for Kids is a volunteer-run, national organization that supp


Exciting times, looking ahead to winter

As the temperature begins to drop, excitement and spirits remain high at Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns Academy High School! During the first full month of classes following the Sukkot break, students celebrated many wins by a variety of teams; the Torah Bowl team, chess team and debate team all e


The beloved reindeer celebrates the season

The beloved TV classic soars off the screen and onto the stage just in time for the holiday season. All the iconic characters come to life in this fast-paced musical adaptation: Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph


A chance to give back

Thanksgiving Day is over for another year, which means things will quiet down a bit at the Sister Mary Loretto soup kitchen on Cottage Street. While staff members and volunteers from the Lockport Salvation Army planned to feed as many as 400 needy people throughout the day on Thursday, the end of o

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2017-11-24 05:15:00

Photo of mom breastfeeding in line at Disneyland Resort sparks online uproar

A mom who posted a photo on Facebook of herself breastfeeding her baby uncovered in public at the Disneyland Resort said she's been stunned by the massive, worldwide reaction she's received to her posting on a Facebook group for nursing moms. "I did not expect that, honestly," said Brittni Medina, 2

OCREGISTER - 2017-11-25 02:54:56

Thanksgiving 'drive-thru': Car plows into Whittier dining room

A driver in an East Whittier neighborhood crashed into a residence Thursday, damaging what appeared to be a family dining room. The crash occured in the 12000 block of Tigrina Avenue around 2:32 p.m. A man behind the wheel suffered minor injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital; his female

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2017-11-24 06:34:58

Extended 'Black Friday' deals on pets at L.A. city animal shelters

Big-screen TVs aren't the only hot deals around as Black Friday stretches into the weekend. If your wish list leans more toward whiskers, fur and cuddling, head on over to one of the six Los Angeles City animal shelters where extended Black Friday discounts on adoption fees run through Sunday. Fees

OCREGISTER - 2017-11-24 22:55:07

Supervisor addresses foster crisis with adoption awareness

Nearly 400 children in Los Angeles County's foster care system are in need of an adoptive family, according to Supervisor Kathryn Barger. To raise awareness for these children in need, Barger is proposing a motion to declare November as Adoption Awareness Month at the board's meeting Tuesday. "Ado

SIGNALSCV.COM - 2017-11-24 16:49:05

I told my mother-in-law I'd plan an L.A. architecture tour for her 80th birthday. But what buildings to choose?

My wife's mother, Mary Ellen, is an upbeat, tireless and very practical woman, for many decades a Bay Area resident but by birth a Hoosier (and Midwestern to the core). When she has a birthday coming up she'll sometimes send me and my wife a list of suggested presents. Over the years the list has in

LA TIMES - 2017-11-24 16:00:00

Help Build a CAN-Tree and Give Back

Called upon The Collection at Riverpark in Oxnard over the last few years, right after Thanksgiving? Perhaps you had a bit of holiday shopping to wrap up, or the relatives were still around and the destination proved to be a pleasant, time-passing outing for you all? Then you likely spied one of the

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2017-11-25 01:53:08

Why homeless officials are scrambling to find a shelter in Southeast LA County this winter

Homeless officials are scrambling to find a new shelter in the Southeast portion of Los Angeles County now that they have lost space in Bell that previously housed 79 beds. The Homeless Services Authority is seeking a shelter that could operate from December through Feb. 28 in an area ranging from f

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-24 23:13:21

CHP Officer Pulls Suicidal Woman To Safety From Freeway Overpass

405 Freeway evening view A woman was pulled to safety by a California Highway Patrol officer as she was threatening to jump to her death from an overpass at the junction of the Foothill (210) and Ventura (134) freeways in Pasadena Friday.The Officer Spoke To The Woman As She Sat On The Overpass The

LAWESTMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-24 22:29:48

Christmas is around the corner

The staff at Copper Queen Medical Complex of Douglas ignited the holiday spirit, on Nov. 19, with their annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. The event honored the memory of local loved ones, as residents purchased dedicated Christmas ornaments. Honorees included Avery Pepper Galas, Rosario Lopez, Josue "C


Westminster Y Hosting Turkey Trot 5K

WESTMINSTER, MD - On your mark, get set...The 9th annual Turkey Trot 5K is planned to take place this Thanksgiving morning in Westminster. It is a rain or shine event, so before loading up on turkey, families can get outside and get moving. Participants may walk or run the 3.1-mile course, which sta


Pa. Supreme Court: Police illegally seized truck in hit-and-run case

FILE PHOTO: People walk by the Pennsylvania Judicial Center at the state Capitol in Harrisburg. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) (Harrisburg) -- The state Supreme Court has ruled that authorities did not have the right to seize a vehicle from the driveway of a hit-and-run suspect without a warrant in Luzerne

WITF.ORG - 2017-11-24 10:12:00